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Chiefs: Backup quarterback battle begins

So who is the Kansas City Chiefs’ backup quarterback? Nobody knows…yet. After veteran Chase Daniel left for the Philadelphia Eagles in free agency after three seasons, the battle to back up starter Alex Smith is wide open. Fourth-year player Tyler Bray and 2014 fifth round draftee Aaron Murray are the early favorites for the job, while this year’s fifth round pick Kevin Hogan...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs’ Reid facing pivotal season

This season could be the most important year in Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid’s career. Certainly it will be in his time with the Chiefs. Reid enters the fourth season of a five-year contract he signed with the Chiefs in 2013. He has amassed a regular season record of 31-17 the past three seasons with three second place finished in the AFC West. In the postseason though...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Chief Gammon launching site to honor Joplin tornado victim

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Former Kansas City Chiefs long snapper Kendall Gammon is launching a social media site inspired by a Joplin tornado victim on the fifth anniversary of the deadly twister. The website gives people a place to say thanks by recording a short video on their smartphone or computer, or what Gammon calls "selfie thank-yous." The person receiving the "game ball video...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Best backfield heading into 2016?

The Kansas City Chiefs’ 2015 season was punctuated early on with the ACL injury of running back Jamaal Charles in week five.  The injury marked the end of the season for Charles and the loss of the Chiefs’ most valuable offensive weapon.  While in most cases the loss of a team’s best player would also effectively mark the end of the season, two young and relatively unknown...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jamaal Charles will see limited action at OTAs

Jamaal Charles will take the next step toward returning from his ACL injury next week at the Chiefs’ OTAs. Coach Andy Reid said Charles will be a limited participant in the practice sessions, according to Chiefs.com. The practices will be held Tuesday through Thursday. The 29-year-old Charles tore his ACL during Week 5 of the 2015 season. He had run for 364 yards and four touchdowns...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Chris Conley set for increased role in 2016

Although they did make an effort to add three rookie wide receivers this offseason, the Kansas City Chiefs should look to second-year receiver Chris Conley to take over as their No. 2 wide receiver in 2016. With Jeremy Maclin practically guaranteed his spot as the Chiefs’ No. 1 receiver, Conley would have to surpass both Albert Wilson to earn a starting role opposite of Maclin...
Via EndZoneScore
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Son of NFL legend Derrick Thomas gets tryout with Kansas City Chiefs

One of the NFL’s all-time best players now has a son trying to break into the NFL. Former Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Derrick Thomas left behind quite the legacy on the football field. Now, his son is looking to simply make an NFL roster, 16 years after the Hall of Famer passed away. Running back Donnell Alexander may not have the star accolades his father once carried, but...
Via The Comeback
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Thomas’ son tries out for the Kansas City Chiefs

Former Colorado State and Akron running back Donnell Alexander’s primary focus during the Kansas City Chiefs three-day rookie minicamp was to impress the team’s coaching staff enough to receive an invite to training camp. Though, Alexander was definitely thinking about what his presence meant to his family. See, Alexander is the son of former Chiefs pass rusher and Pro Football...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs give franchise icon Derrick Thomas' son a tryout

Donnell Alexander plays on the opposite side of the line of his famous father, but he hopes to make a name for himself with the same franchise.The son of Kansas City Chiefs icon Derrick Thomas just finished a tryout during a three-day rookie minicamp with the Chiefs.Thomas, an outside linebacker who spent his entire Hall of Fame career with the Chiefs, passed away in 2000 after a...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Devey claimed by Chiefs off waivers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The Kansas City Chiefs on Monday claimed ex-49ers guard Jordan Devey off of waivers after the 28-year-old was released by San Francisco last week. Devey was released by the 49ers in an effort to clear roster space for the team’s incoming class of 23 rookies. He started nine games for San Francisco at guard in 2015 after arriving via trade from the New England...
Via EndZoneScore
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyreek Hill: Fans should be mad about domestic violence arrest

The Kansas City Chiefs took a chance on former Oklahoma State and West Alabama wide receiver Tyreek Hill in the fifth round of the 2016 NFL Draft. The chance was the fact that Hill was arrested for after beating up his then-pregnant girlfriend in 2014. The team has defended their selection of the controversial player and said that Hill is trying to do better. Head coach Andy Reid...
Via Campus Sports Net
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Chris Jones is a good fit for the Kansas City Chiefs

After trading out of the first round in the 2016 NFL Draft, the Kansas City Chiefs gained the 37th overall pick and used it to draft defensive tackle Chris Jones from Mississippi State.  While Jones is certainly not the flashiest pick in this year’s draft, and could be considered relatively unknown to many Chiefs’ fans, Jones’ breakout season in 2015 earned him first or second...
Via isportsweb.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: KeiVarae Russell to compete for starting role in 2016

After deciding against adding a cornerback in either of the first two rounds in the 2016 NFL draft, the Kansas City Chiefs addressed their need at the position with third-round pick KeiVarae Russell. Russell, a former member of the Fighting Irish, started all 26 games in the first two years of his collegiate career at Notre Dame; he registered 109 combined tackles and three interceptions...
Via EndZoneScore
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: 2016 draft recap

The Kansas City Chiefs took part in the 2016 NFL Draft this past weekend, and added players that can immediately impact the team this upcoming season. The Chiefs started off by trading their first round pick to trade back and accumulate more picks, and ended up not selecting their first player until Day 2. The Chiefs first selection was defensive tackle, Chris Jones, from Mississippi...
Via isportsweb.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chiefs RB Knile Davis on trade block

The Kansas City Chiefs are reportedly shopping running back Knile Davis during the NFL draft, per Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports. It’s likely they’ll get plenty of calls for a trade, too. La Canfora notes “the Chiefs may have a trick or two up their sleeves” during the draft. Landing a draft pick or two to maneuver would help them achieve their designs. There is plenty...
Via Sportsnaut
April 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Top five players in Kansas City Chiefs history

The Kansas City Chiefs have had some some great players throughout the team’s storied history that has led to some NFL success. The team played in the first two Super Bowls and won Super Bowl IV over the Minnesota Vikings. Kansas City has fielded some of the best players in the history of the NFL and any one of these top five are worthy of the Hall of Fame. From one of the best...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Chiefs working on trading Knile Davis

The Curse of Too Much Backfield Depth has afflicted the Kansas City Chiefs, and now they’re looking long and hard for a remedy. After announcing contract extensions for both running backs Charcandrick West and Spencer Ware on Thursday, the Chiefs are “working on” trading away third-year back Knile Davis, according to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report. Hearing #Chiefs working...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Chiefs sign two running backs to extensions

The Kansas City Chiefs are expecting to get Pro Bowl running back Jamaal Charles back healthy next season after he missed the final 11 games of the 2015 campaign with a torn ACL. This doesn’t mean the team isn’t without contingency plans. Even with Charles sitting out the vast majority of last season, Kansas City still put up the sixth-best rushing offense in the NFL at 128...
Via Sportsnaut
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Chiefs stand by decision to let Justin Houston play in playoffs

Justin Houston has been one of the fiercest pass rushers in the NFL the past few seasons. He suffered a knee injury in Week 11 that caused him to miss out on the rest of the regular season, as his Chiefs finished the 2015 season strong. The team elected to have him play in the playoffs in hopes of making a deep run, but now there’s a chance that he might miss the entire 2016...
Via The Comeback
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs aren’t ready to court St. Louis fans

With the St. Louis Rams gone to Los Angeles, the Kansas City Chiefs are now free to market in St. Louis, tapping into a part of their state that was once untouchable. It’s something that the team will certainly take advantage of, but the Chiefs aren’t quite ready to market to Rams fans. Clark Hunt told the Kansas City Star just as much. “We don’t have any specific plans...
Via The Comeback
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs can survive without Justin Houston

The Kansas City Chiefs might have to spend the majority — if not all — of the 2016 season without top pass rusher Justin Houston. That only came to light when it was revealed on Tuesday that the 27-year-old four-time Pro Bowler underwent ACL surgery in February, but Chiefs fans shouldn’t panic because it appears the team thought about Houston’s potential absence while navigating...
Via This Given Sunday
March 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Chiefs taking a chance on Lithuanian discus thrower

Tautvydas Kieras sure can throw the discus. Now the Chiefs will see if he can play football. The Chiefs signed the Lithuanian track star, who competed at Mississippi State, according to NFL.com. The 6’3″, 271-pound Kieras has never played football, but he participated in Mississippi State’s pro day last week and bench pressed 225 pounds 24 times and ran a 4.69 40-yard...
Via The Sports Daily
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss
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